Patriarch Daniel: The Feast of the Meeting of the Lord is a light of Christian life

Patriarch Daniel on the Feast of the Meeting of the Lord

Aurelian Iftimiu - Basilica News Agency - 6/2/17 The feast of the Meeting of the Lord does not refer only to the encounter of Righteous Simeon with Jesus the Saviour of the world, but it represents for us a light of Christian life, the Patriarch of Romania said Feb. 2. In his homily delivered Thursday at St Gregory ...

This great joy to carry Infant Jesus in the Temple is a prefiguration of the Mystery of the Church

On 2 February 2014, the Orthodox faithful celebrate the Presentation of the Lord in the Temple. The feast reminds the time Infant Jesus was brought to the Temple of Jerusalem when 40 days old, as the Jewish tradition stipulated. His Beatitude Patriarch Daniel explained the significance of the feast after the Divine Liturgy was celebrated ...

Joy of the Presentation of the Lord at the Romanian Patriarchate

On 2 February, every year, the Orthodox Church celebrates the Presentation of the Lord. On the occasion of this great royal feast, the Divine Liturgy was celebrated at the Patriarchal Cathedral of Bucharest by His Beatitude Daniel, Patriarch of the Romanian Orthodox Church, together with His Grace Macarie, Romanian Orthodox Bishop of Northern Europe. After reading ...